Using Scenarios and Simulations to Validate Syndromic Surveillance Systems

Roger Morbey, Alex J. Elliot, Gillian E. Smith, Iain Lake, Felipe J. Colón- González


We used scenarios and simulations to validate the effectiveness of national syndromic surveillance systems across a range of locations and seasons in situations where no comparable historical dataset may be available.

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Online Journal of Public Health Informatics * ISSN 1947-2579 *